How Fredi Gonzalez fared as Braves manager

A season-by-season look at how the Braves fared under manager Fredi Gonzalez, who followed Bobby Cox as skipper in 2011.

2011 — In Gonzalez's first season, the Braves were 89-73, finished second in the National League East and failed to make the playoffs. They had an 8 1/2-game lead in the wild-card standings late in the season, but were 9-18 in September.

2012 — The Braves cruised to a 94-68 record in Chipper Jones' last season, but still finished second in the East. They lost a one-game playoff to the Cardinals.

2013 — The Braves, who signed B.J. Upton as a free agent and also traded for his brother Justin, had another strong season, finishing 96-66 to win the East. The Braves led the league with 24 wins in their last at-bat. But they also were 1-3 in the postseason, losing to the Dodgers.

2014 — The Braves were 79-83 and finished second. The had another September swoon under Gonzalez, going 4-16 that month. After the season, general manager Frank Wren was fired and replaced by John Hart.

2015 — Under new direction from Hart, the Braves traded their whole outfield (left fielder Justin Upton, center fielder Melvin Upton Jr., right fielder Jason Heyward), catcher Evan Gattis and closer Craig Kimbrel. The Braves fell to 67-95 and finished fourth.

2016 — After more offseason trades subtracted veterans Andrelton Simmons and Shelby Miller, the Braves lost their first nine games, won four in a row, then suffered through an eight-game losing streak on their way to a 9-28 record.